The mission of NutraSolutions editorial is to provide solutions for the development and marketing of nutritional products such as functional foods, dietary supplements and other nutraceuticals. Subjects covered include business-challenging issues involving ingredient use, consumer trends, news, regulations, and science-based research.
The market for dietary supplements has seen strong growth, reflecting increasing consumer concerns about the adverse effects of busy lifestyles and stress on health, as well as rising demand from an aging population.
This section presents health news, new ingredients, research and new products as classified by functional ingredient type. These ingredients include antioxidants; bioactives; botanicals; dietary fiber & prebiotics; fruits, nuts & vegetables; grains & seeds; minerals, nutritional lipids, fats & oils; probiotics; proteins, collagen, amino acids & peptides; and vitamins & vitamin-like products.
This section presents health news, new ingredients, research and new products as classified by functional health benefit. Benefit categories include bone, joint & cosmetic health, cancer risk reduction, cardiovascular health, cognitive & mental health, diabetic health, digestive health, energy & sports performance, immunity enhancement, weight management. There is a “general health” category as well as category for products formulated especially for men, women or children.
Low protein intake is associated with reduced muscle mass and strength throughout life. Healthy elderly adults who consume more protein than their peers or take protein supplements, while still at risk, will lose less muscle mass as they age.
Deal expands Prinova’s global premix capabilities, capacity
July 3, 2017
Prinova is a global supplier of ingredients, flavors, blending and contract manufacturing solutions for the food, beverage and nutrition industries. Prinova holds strategic stocks in numerous distribution centers around the world to ensure continuity of supply and is the leading global supplier of vitamins C, B and food-grade amino acids.
Bay State Milling’s new HealthSense™ high fiber wheat flour is derived from high amylose wheat
June 19, 2017
Bay State Milling Company, IFT Expo Booth #4070, introduces HealthSense™, a high fiber wheat flour derived from high amylose wheat. HealthSense™ offers the combined benefits of customary wheat flour functionality, a highly desired macronutrient, and traceability to the farm in one ingredient.
The big picture of cancer risk reduction hasn’t changed much in decades, and the dietary prescription remains, “increase the proportion of fruits and vegetables in the diet and maintain a healthy body weight.” However, attention increasingly is turning to more specific ingredients.